United Arab Emirates
Twelve-year-old given six month jail sentence for getting his Ethiopian housemaid pregnant is acquitted after Dubai court...
Video: 'I was told to keep quiet or they'd stone me to death': British woman wrongly jailed in Dubai for having sex outside ...
A woman has told of her ordeal in a Dubai prison after being imprisoned for having sex outside marriage. Rebecca Blake, from Surrey, was jailed for a crime she did not commit and ended up serving 95 days in a 'filthy' cell.
Stresemann Foundation 27 September 2013
The OSCE considers freedom of expression a fundamental human right
This freedom may only be limited in order to safeguard other basic rights, such as human dignity, for a very good reason: freedom of expression is the foundation for other human rights, especially freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly as well as academic freedom. Without the freedom to voice opinions publicly and freely receive information, all other freedoms would not exist.
Revealed: Qatar's World Cup 'slaves' - Abuse and exploitation of migrant workers preparing emirate for 2022
The Guardian 26 September 2013
By Pete Pattisson in Kathmandu and Doha
World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead' Video: Qatar: The migrant workers forced to work for no pay in World Cup host country
Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar in recent weeks and thousands more are enduring appalling labour abuses, a Guardian investigation has found, raising serious questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 World Cup.
Executive Intelligence Review. 26 September 2013
By Jeffrey Steinberg and Edward Spannaus
- "If I could somehow snap my fingers and cut off the funding from one country, it would be Saudi Arabia."
- Stuart Levey, Treasury Under Secretary, in charge of tracking terror financing, to ABC News, Sept. 11, 2007.
Sept. 23—The U.S. government has known for years that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest source of funds for global jihadist terrorism, including funding of the 9/11 attacks against the U.S., but has, to date, refused to take any effective action against it. Behind the Saudis, of course, are the British, a relationship that is exemplified by the British-Saudi Al-Yamamah slush fund, used by Prince Bandar and others as a major source of terror funding.